Bayer's $62B offer for Monsanto is about alot more than massive M&A.
Monsanto Co. rejected Bayer AG's $62 billion takeover offer, saying the biotech seed giant's business merited a higher price, though Monsanto said it remains open to further talks on a deal.
Anthem Inc Chief Executive Officer Joseph Swedish said on Tuesday the health insurer was pushing for approval from antitrust regulators reviewing its acquisition of Cigna Corp and expects to hear a decision in July.
DuPont and Dow Chemical Co. provided more details about plans for the leadership team following the planned merger of the chemical giants, including leadership for the three businesses that eventually would be split off.
German pharmaceutical and chemicals giant Bayer AG on Monday said it made an all-cash offer to acquire Monsanto Co. for $62 billion, valuing the U.S. company at a substantial premium in a deal that would create the world's largest agrochemicals company.
Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a sweetened takeover offer from Gannett, insisting its turnaround plan is better than Gannett's bid, and said a billionaire entrepreneur would take a $70 million stake in the company.
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG and Monsanto are close to agreeing to a deal that will create the world's largest seed company, the FOX Business Network has learned.
After weeks of wrangling the two are near a deal to create a global seed giant.
Quarrels have broken out behind the scenes and that could spell trouble for the landmark healthcare deal, according to the WSJ.
A top investor in German chemicals company Bayer has said on Friday he was "furious" at the company's refusal to engage with him over its recent bid for U.S. rival Monsanto.
Verizon Communications and others are expected to bid around $2 billion to $3 billion in the auction for Yahoo's core business, less than what the troubled Internet pioneer was expected to fetch, according to people familiar with the matter.
Bayer has approached Monsanto about a takeover that would fuse two of the world's largest suppliers of crop seeds and pesticides, according to people familiar with the matter.
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, raised its all-cash offer to buy Tribune Publishing Co to $15 per share from $12.25
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, raised its all-cash offer to buy Tribune Publishing to $15 per share from $12.25, valuing the publisher of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times at about $864 million
Pfizer will buy Anacor Pharmaceuticals in a deal valued at $5.2 billion, net of cash, for access to Anacor's non-steroidal topical gel to treat eczema.
Oil and gas producer Range Resources said it would buy Memorial Resource Development in an all-stock deal valued at $4.4 billion, including $1.1 billion in debt.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett is reportedly backing a consortium vying for Yahoo's nternet assets that includes Quicken Loans founder.
Big M&A is facing an economic-buzz saw from the White House.
Nissan Motor said Thursday it would spend Yen237.4 billion ($2.18 billion) to take a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, becoming the controlling shareholder after a scandal at Mitsubishi involving falsified fuel-economy data.
A U.S. district court judge ruled on Tuesday that the No. 1 office supply store may not merge with its smaller rival.